Quotations About / On:
The air has finally gotten to the place that we can breathe it together.
(Septima Clark (1898-1987), African American teacher and civil rights activist. Ready from Within, part 2, ch. 3 (1986).
Quoting a statement she made in 1970 at the banquet held for her by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) when she won its Martin Luther King, Jr., Award "for Great Service to Humanity." King had founded SCLC.)
He had not failed to observe how harmoniously gigantic language and a microscopic topic go together.
(Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. 1881. "A Cat Tale," p. 770, Mark Twain: Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches, & Essays, 1852-1890, Library of America (1992).)
There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.
(Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 143 (1973).)
A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
(Stanley Weiser, U.S. screenwriter, and Oliver Stone. Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas), Wall Street (1987).)
He's yours from now on, together with all his accomplishments, including his yelp, appetite and fleas.
(Griffin Jay, and Reginald LeBorg. Tom Hervey (Robert Lowery), The Mummy's Ghost, presenting his dog, Peanuts, to Amina (1944).)
Monogamy and prostitution go together.
("J," U.S. prostitute. As quoted in Woman in Sexist Society, ch. 3, by Kate Millett (1971).)
The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
(Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946), U.S. essayist, aphorist. "Last Words," All Trivia (1933).)
A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.
(Whitney Balliet (b. 1926), U.S. author. Dinosaurs in the Morning, introductory note (1962).)
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
(Herodotus (c. 484-424 B.C.), Greek historian. The Histories, 7.51.)
Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
(E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Maurice, ch. 42 (1971).
Completed 1914, revised later.)